VN-Index down on profit-taking
10/17/2017 12:21:03 PM (GMT+7)
 Shares declined on the HCM Stock Exchange on October 16 after rallying for six consecutive sessions as large-cap stocks lost steam on late profit-taking.

Automated customs system piloted at Noi Bai airport
10/17/2017 12:06:54 PM (GMT+7)
The municipal Customs Department on October 16 officially started piloting an automated customs management and supervision system of imported and exported goods at the Noi Bai International Airport. 

H&M, Zara to open stores in Hanoi
10/17/2017 11:00:33 AM (GMT+7)
 H&M, the world’s leading fashion company, is making preparations for the opening of its second store in the Vietnamese market on November 11.

Logistics FDI rises in the face of retail expansion
10/17/2017 11:04:40 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s appeal as a destination for foreign logistics providers is rising on the back of its expanding retail market.

Ha Tinh green lights 76 investment projects
10/17/2017 10:22:05 AM (GMT+7)
 The central province of Ha Tinh approved in principle 76 projects over the past nine months, including three foreign-invested projects, with combined investment capital of over 330 million USD, local authorities said.

Hanoi to build five more agricultural wholesale markets
10/17/2017 10:16:38 AM (GMT+7)
 Five agricultural wholesale markets will be built in Hanoi despite the unresolved food hygiene and operational problems dogging city markets.

Lifting of foreign-ownership ceiling pushes share prices up
10/17/2017 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The decision by Vietnamese businesses to increase the cap for foreign ownership is expected to increase share prices.

Vietnamese firms balance wage disparity with ample bonuses
10/16/2017 2:37:25 PM (GMT+7)
 Multinational firms usually pay higher wages than their Vietnamese counterparts, but this trend is reversed when it comes to bonuses and incentives.

Participation of foreign petrol retailer heats up competition
10/16/2017 12:18:42 PM (GMT+7)
 The launch of the first foreign-own petrol station last week is expected to introduce changes in Viet Nam’s fuel retail market, contributing to making it truly competitive, however, there are early warning signs.

Logistics firms work for foreign conglomerates in home market
10/17/2017 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - In developed countries, logistics make up 15-20 percent of GDP. But in Vietnam, the industry can satisfy only 25 percent of market demand.

Real estate needs more foreign investment: experts
10/16/2017 12:21:18 PM (GMT+7)
 The number of foreigners buying real estate products in Viet Nam has increased, but the domestic property market needs policies to attract more foreign investment, according to experts.

Experts urge organic fertiliser use
10/16/2017 12:16:43 PM (GMT+7)
 It is time to increase the production and use of organic fertilisers to foster organic farming, according to the Viet Nam Fertiliser Association.